Problem Trading: Why We Should Learn to Live With Our Problems
It’s interesting that the most practical problem-solving lessons are business lessons. It’s because the stakes are real in business and you have real skin in the game. If you don’t make the right decisions, death is certain. In fact, the default outcome for any startup is death. This means you have
The Selfish Reason Behind Our Helpful Nature
We have an inbuilt habit to help those in need. While it wouldn’t be wrong to assume that human beings are good in spirit and hence they help out, it wouldn’t be as much interesting to understand why we really help others (as a species) and how it actually benefits us (as an individual).
Don’t Seek Too Much Stability
A stable life is one where—in theory—nothing goes wrong. You have an okay job, a happy marriage, good kids, and live in a decent neighbourhood. But soon we’ll learn that longterm stability is only a ticking time bomb and, if we know any better, we should avoid it at all costs.
The Importance of Doubt in Scientific Thinking
Even though it’s safe to assume that the field of medicine is the epitome of scientific method, ironically, it wasn’t always so. It was a field marred with arrogance, hubris, and a sheer lack of scientific rigour. Most importantly, what medicine lacked was doubt, a necessity in scientific thinking.